Producers set to increase decor paper prices to compensate for rising costs of titanium dioxide and pulp
24 Feb 2017 − Paper machines are booked to capacity until the end of the first quarter, say decor paper companies.
- Titanium dioxide prices continue their upward spiral
- Caustic soda producers going for more mark-ups in Q4
- Ahlstrom and Munksjö announce €2.2bn merger
23 Feb 2017 − International Paper believes it will take up to three months to repair the large digester damaged by the January explosion.
22 Feb 2017 − Canadian paper and packaging group Cascades will invest CAD11.3 million in the upgrade of two biomass boilers at its Cabano plant in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac. The investment is aimed at decreasing heavy-fuel consumption...
21 Feb 2017 − In February, prices for all recovered paper grades increased in the UK amid low collection volumes, high demand and an expected sea container shortage in March. Shipping rates are also poised to go up, but experts...
20 Feb 2017 − Papyrus continues to restructure. After announcements that it was acquiring Inapa's Swiss business and selling its French operations to Inapa, the company now finalised the takeover of industrial safety products...
17 Feb 2017 − Arnauld Demoulin will become the new CEO of Van Genechten Packaging. He takes over from Inge Plochaet.
16 Feb 2017 − More SC paper capacities are to be taken from the European market. After UPM and Heinzel, Stora Enso has now also announced plans to cut capacities by closing a PM at Kvarnsveden with a capacity of 100,000 tpy. This...
Sequana files for creditor protection, plans to float Antalis and divest Arjowiggins Security division
15 Feb 2017 − Antalis-IPO and the sale of Arjowiggins Security are part of Sequana's strategic plan that should secure financial means necessary to meet the company's obligations and enable it to exit creditor protection with two to...
- Sequana to appeal ruling in legal dispute with BAT
- Sequana to sell Arjowiggins Healthcare
- Antalis taking over Swan Paper, Gregersen and TFM
15 Feb 2017 − CEPI has announced preliminary production figures for 2016. The decline in output of graphic grades in CEPI countries persists while production of packaging grades continues to rise.
14 Feb 2017 − Manufacturers are having no doubts about the success of their price plans for February and do not exclude further price hikes for March deliveries.